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Re: Hood latch damaged on friends jetta, any way to pop the hood? (ninja_van1sh)That taken place to me before. I think I just took a screwdriver or something and pushed the hood release point down. View if friend can obtain a flash light in over there to see exactly how the bar operates.
Quote, originally posted by SoFlaJetta »
That taken place to me before. Ns think I simply took a screwdriver or something and pushed the hood release thing down. Check out if friend can acquire a flash light in there to see just how the lever operates.

coolso u mean to look between the grill and hood and look for the bar thing?any various other advice guys?
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Re: Hood latch broke on friends jetta, any method to popular music the hood? (m1)
so u men are tlaking around that area between the grill and also the hood righT? wher that pulling thing is mean to pop out?
Re: Hood latch damaged on friends jetta, any way to pop the hood? (ninja_van1sh)
yeah, the area where the hood latch is, simply look approximately and try and push, traction what demands to it is in moved
Quote, originally posted through SoFlaJetta »
yeah, the area wherein the hood latch is, simply look about and try and push, pull what demands to be moved

Re: Hood latch broke on friends jetta, any method to pop the hood? (ninja_van1sh)
its the hood relax thats borke, is there anyway to open up the hood indigenous the outside??
Re: Hood latch broke on girlfriend jetta, any method to popular music the hood? (ninja_van1sh)
stick girlfriend hand in, the latch comes end the top and also closes ~ above the right side the the metal clip.... Simply stick your hand in, discover the lever, putting your hand top top the peak of it and also push it down to the right and also it will open, keep in mind you will need to stick all of you hand in to uncover it
Re: Hood latch broke on friend jetta, any means to pop the hood? (ninja_van1sh)
Where you traction the latch the end you have the right to reach earlier there and also pull the latch down. The kinda sucks doing the barehanded but it works for me http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
Re: Hood latch broke on girlfriend jetta, any method to popular music the hood? (TheFritz11)
im tho having troubles guys...we know we cant pop it type the inside, we should open it from the outside. Its together if there isnt any type of tension once we usage the hood popper inside the car.i make the efforts gettin my hand in there, and i have pretty thin hands, i cant traction or push it. Carry out i should press the pulling point with the arrow on it really hard?
Quote, originally posted by SoFlaJetta »
That taken place to me before. I think I simply took a driver or something and pushed the hood release point down. Check out if girlfriend can obtain a flash irradiate in there to see how the lever operates.

yep, i had to execute that awhile ago when mine broke too. Luckily the easy. Http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
Re: Hood latch damaged on girlfriend jetta, any means to pop the hood? (NFS7)
when u men say pressed the hood relax down, u typical like under the hood, behind the grill?
Re: Hood latch damaged on friend jetta, any way to popular music the hood? (ninja_van1sh)
his hood is grounding shut... Not cracked... Take turn off the kick pod in the car and also pull on the cable... It could have some loose?
Quote, originally posted through 2KGTI-t »
his hood is grounding shut... No cracked... Take off the absent pod in the car and also pull ~ above the cable... It might have some loose?


Re: Hood latch broke on girlfriend jetta, any way to popular music the hood? (ninja_van1sh)
When this occurred to me, ns just gained some cord indigenous the Hardware store and used it by tie it come the piece that was an alleged to it is in pulled. Until I obtained a brand-new plastic piece, this served me well. I additionally tied the other end to a "D" ring and just let that hang.
Re: Hood latch damaged on friends jetta, any way to popular music the hood? (VW_Nomolos)
I havent had actually a hood latch in over a year...takes 2 seconds to open up the hood....just put your totality hand in to feeling for the mechanism and use a finger to pull towards you ~ above the elbow of the hinge the is protruding ~ above the an extremely right of the latch and also its simple as pie.
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You men aren"t payment attention. His hood doesn"t even pop up as soon as he traction the release in the car...... Prevent telling him come stick his hand in between the grille and also the hood! Go external and shot that through your hood totally closed down, that"s what his problem is!Bro, this is gonna suck but you could have to ruin that grille to gain accessibility to the latch and also reach because that the primary release.Go come a dealership, go right right into the garage bay and also ask the inquiry to a mechanic... Maybe they have actually a far better trick than ruining the grille.
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You males aren"t payment attention. His hood doesn"t also pop up as soon as he traction the relax in the car...... Prevent telling him come stick his hand in between the grille and the hood! Go external and shot that v your hood completely closed down, that"s what his difficulty is!Bro, this is gonna suck but you can have to destroy that grille to gain accessibility to the latch and reach for the main release.Go to a dealership, to walk right right into the garage bay and also ask the inquiry to a mechanic... Maybe they have actually a better trick than destroying the grille.

He doesn"t desire to execute that!!! the grill is component of his prior bumper. The is all one piece.Get the auto on a lift and you might have the ability to get come the latch from underneath the car. It"s only thing I can think the to aid you.

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Quote, originally posted through mahmgb »
He doesn"t want to carry out that!!! the grill is component of his former bumper. That is every one piece.Get the automobile on a lift and also you might have the ability to get come the latch from underneath the car. It"s just thing I have the right to think the to aid you.



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